Jennifer Kapo, MD

Sherwin B. Nuland and Michael K. Vlock Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine; Chief, Palliative Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine | Medical Oncology

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education

Program for Biomedical Ethics

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Prevention and Control | Palliative Care Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Provides clinical palliative medicine to patients at Smilow Cancer Hospital. In addition, she focuses on developing a research mission in palliative medicine and expanding teaching opportunities for existing Yale faculty, staff, fellows, residents, and medical students. Has been charged with creating an ACGME certified fellowship in hospice and palliative care.

Education & Training

MD University of Pennsylvania Medical School (1997)
Fellowship University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship University of Pennsylvania
Residency Universtiy of Colorado
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2002, recertified: 2012)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine (2003, recertified: 2013)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (2010)

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Contact Info

Jennifer Kapo, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cancer CenterYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste North Pavilion 4

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
GeriatricsPO Box 208025
LMP 1072

New Haven, CT 06520-8025